FATTENING THE CURVES or DEAR YOU WHO SHALL NOT BE NAMED

Dear (I’ll not give you power by speaking your name), My life is in ruins and you are to blame. You’re the excuse I give for not accomplishing my goals,  the reason my book bombed before it soared.  And it’s because of you, I’m so freakin’ bored. You’re the reason for my miscarriages,  my financialContinue reading “FATTENING THE CURVES or DEAR YOU WHO SHALL NOT BE NAMED”

INFUSION CONFUSION or CANCER IN THE TIME OF COVID

The doctor has called to give us a choice. What? Death by cancer or death by COVID 19? Cover us. We’re going in! I’ve got your six, Honey. But I’ll have to take cover in the car. We’re going into do battle today — up against another beast. We’ll strap on our weapons and donContinue reading “INFUSION CONFUSION or CANCER IN THE TIME OF COVID”

RIVER HOUSE BOOKS

My alarm just went off to remind me of my book signing for Curse of the Ninth scheduled this afternoon at RIVER HOUSE BOOKS from 2-4 p.m. Alas, the event has been postponed until a time when we can meet again! I can’t wait to sign those books! I just want to give a shoutContinue reading “RIVER HOUSE BOOKS”

GRANDMA GOT NAILED BY THE EASTER BUNNY

In response to 45s hopes for Easter and Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick’s (Texas) call for seniors to sacrifice themselves in order to save the American Economy   Grandpa and I have eight grandchildren  whom we simply adore and so in exchange for keeping America strong, we are willing to sacrifice for the children. Therefore, on HolyContinue reading “GRANDMA GOT NAILED BY THE EASTER BUNNY”

I ‘LL NOT WASH MY HANDS OF THIS

This Coronavirus. First of all, it is a thing and I must do my part to help curb it. Events, travel, regular life activities have been cancelled.  And this comes on the heels of my book launch for Curse of the Ninth! I don’t want to whine as I’m not the only one on this sinkingContinue reading “I ‘LL NOT WASH MY HANDS OF THIS”

Sports Fans: What To Do During Coronavirus? – Be Safe, Stay Home Read a Book

Los Angeles Times Festival of Books is postponed as is the Tuscon Festival of Books. And yet, here in Arizona last night it was “Play ball!” as usual. The Diamondbacks played against the KC Royals (4-4). According to ArizonaSports.com, D-backs relief pitcher Andrew Chafin was dismissive Monday of fears about coronavirus and said he wasContinue reading “Sports Fans: What To Do During Coronavirus? – Be Safe, Stay Home Read a Book”

PRESS RELEASE: “CURSE OF THE NINTH” BOOK TOUR

                             “Curse of the Ninth” Author Ruthie Marlenée Announces Book Tour Los Angeles, CA – March 6, 2020 – Author Ruthie Marlenée released her book “Curse of the Ninth” on Feb. 4, 2020 and announced today that she would be accompanying the release with a book tour. Her tour will begin on March 29 in Carmel-by-the-SeaContinue reading “PRESS RELEASE: “CURSE OF THE NINTH” BOOK TOUR”

Los Angeles Blue Book

Who remembers this little Los Angeles Blue Book and who can say their name is listed in this Society Register of Southern California? There was a time when I was important — the proof is in the pages. I was only three years old, but hey, I got my 1/15 inches of fame! So whatContinue reading “Los Angeles Blue Book”

Libraries are Sacred Temples

I just about make the sign of the cross as I cross the threshold into the Glendale Central Library to visit my book, “The Curse of the Ninth.” It’s Sunday and I feel like I’ve come back to church as I wander the aisles. And then I get the chills as I stand in theContinue reading “Libraries are Sacred Temples”